Scientific Name
Dischistodus fasciatus  
Dischistodus fasciatus條紋盤雀鯛
by: ©Randall, John E.
Author (Cuvier, 1830) Depth 1 - 8M
Chinese 條紋盤雀鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 條紋盤雀鯛 
Max Length 11.5 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 厚殼仔 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Java, Indonesia 
Synonyms Dascyllus fasciatus, Pomacentrus darwiniensis, Pomacentrus fasciatus   
Reference Fishbase(2005)  Cuvier, G. etc. 1830 Sin, T.M. etc. 1995 
Specimen List
Common Name Banded damsel 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XIII, 13-14; Anal rays II, 13-14; pectoral rays 17-18; lateral-line scales 16-17; body depth 2.0-2.1 in standard length. Upper and lower accessory caudal rays not spinous. Posterior margin of preopercle serrated. Both jaws with biserial teeth. Predorsal scales reaching above anterior part of orbit. Body dark with white barring.
habitats Inhabits silty lagoon and coastal reefs around coral outcrops and seagrass beds. Often adjacent to clear mangrove coasts among rubble and Sargassum algae, to a few meters depth. 
Distribution Distributed in the western Pacific, including Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan and northern Australia. It is very rare and only found in southern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility No commercial value.